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Pasta with Mushrooms

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Without a heavy sauce or cream, this easy mushroom pasta is the perfect healthy mushroom pasta recipe you've been looking for. Now, you can throw together an easy restaurant-fancy pasta dish in no time. Our recipe for Pasta with Mushrooms pairs stuffed tortellini pasta with a light sauce and mushrooms, for a perfect vegetarian pasta recipe that will still fill you up. For even more vegetarian recipes that will fill you up, check out our full collection of 75+ Easy Vegetarian Recipes

What You'll Need

  • 1 (9-ounce) package fresh cheese-filled tortellini
  • 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter, divided
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Portobello mushroom caps (about 6 ounces), sliced
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, divided (see Tip)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain and return to pot.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt 3 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add garlic, and saute 1 minute. Add mushrooms and saute 4 to 6 minutes, or until tender, stirring frequently.
  3. Add remaining 3 tablespoons butter, the Parmesan cheese, 1 tablespoon basil, and the pepper to skillet; mix well.
  4. Serve tortellini topped with sauteed mushrooms and sprinkled with remaining 1 tablespoon basil.


  • Time-Saving Tip: Let kitchen scissors save you work and time. Simply snip the fresh basil for this recipe (and other herbs for other recipes) with kitchen shears instead of chopping them.

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Just made it today. Delicious, easy to make - will become a regular dish at our home. Have shared it with others who are vegetarians. This would also be a great sidedish for T-Bone Steak.

This was delicious. I added 1 tsp. truffle oil and a sliced zucchini. Would not hesitate serving this to anyone!

Excellent mean, simple easy and the mushrooms make an excellent meat sub!!!!

Because of the richness of the butter (and yes, I still do use real butter) and the Parmesan cheese, this is probably closer to 4 servings when served with a salad or bread. That said, this has been added as one of next new pasta dishes on my list. Sounds very tasty and different.


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